Everyone who loves or knows sports would likely know ESPN. Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) is an American Multinational cable sports TV channel. ESPN telecasts various sports include Football, cricket, NBA. NFL, MLB, Tennis, etc. With an account, you can enjoy all the contents, including an on-demand library, sports updates, highlights, news, etc. To watch live sports and stay tuned with any sports events, you wouldn’t need a cable TV subscription. It is available as an app for various devices, and now you can watch ESPN on Apple TV.
Watch ESPN on Apple TV
You can find ESPN on the Apple TV App Store as there is a dedicated application. You can download the app from the App Store, and the following steps will guide you.
Step 1: Turn on the Apple TV. And make sure to connect it to the internet.
Step 2: From the Apple TV home screen, open the App Store.
Step 3: On the top of the screen, you can find a search bar. Click on it to access the search field.
Step 4: Type ESPN with the help of the virtual keyboard. Then, choose the ESPN App from the search results.
Step 5: Click on the Get or Install button to download the ESPN on Apple TV.
Step 6: On the prompt, click on Buy. The app will be downloaded, and now you can open the app.
Step 7: Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the initial setup. Then log in with your account.
And now you can watch the ESPN channel and the live streams on your Apple TV.
Cast ESPN to Apple TV
You can cast the ESPN app to the Apple TV from your iPhone or iPad, or Mac. It will probably work on Apple TV 3rd generation and lower. The following steps will help you out the same in brief.
Make sure to download and log in to the ESPN app on your iPhone or iPad.
Note: Connect your iPhone/iPad or Mac book and the Apple TV to the same WiFi network.
From iPhone or iPad
Step 1: Open the ESPN app on your iOS device. Then, start playing the video you want to stream on tvOS.
Step 2: Open the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom or pulling down from the top.
Step 3: Tap the icon name screen mirroring. From the list of available devices, choose your Apple TV.
After the successful connection, you can find the ESPN content playing on iOS is cast on your Apple TV.
Step 1: On your Mac book, open the Safari Browser. And go to the official website of ESPN (https://www.espn.com).
Step 2: Log in if prompted. Choose the video you want to stream.
Step 3: On your Mac Menu bar, click on the AirPlay icon.
Step 4: Now, choose your Apple TV from the list of available devices.
After the successful connection, you can find the contents being streamed on your Apple TV.
There is an umpteen number of streaming service providers out there that can bring the ESPN channel onto your Apple TV. Fewer options worth trying are as follows.
1. Sling TV – Sling Orange offers the ESPN channel at $30/month along with 30+ other channels. Access 50+ channels, including ESPN with Sling Orange and Blue pack at $45/month.
2. Hulu – Hulu Live TV also offers you the ESPN channel, and you can get the channel in any of the packages. Get Hulu + Disney + ESPN alone at $12.99/month or Hulu basic + Live TV at $54.99/month or Hulu Premium + Live TV (Ad-free) at $60.99/month.
3. AT&T TV Now – The AT&T service provider offers ESPN along with various other channels too. Live A Litter – 65 channels at $45/month, Right – 85 channels at $55/month, Go Big – 105 channels at $65/month, Gotta Have It- 125 channels at $75/month.
4. YouTube TV – YouTube came up with the Live TV option that offers various channels along with ESPN at $49.99/month, and there is also a premium version with YouTube music at $64.99/month.
The above-mentioned ways are with which you can get ESPN on Apple TV. Start streaming, and don’t forget to ask your queries in the comment section below.